Emotions in Midwifery and Reproduction by Billie Hunter
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Emotions in Midwifery and Reproduction
By Billie Hunter

Emotions in Midwifery and Reproduction

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Emotions in Midwifery and Reproduction by Billie Hunter

Book Description

With contributions from a range of leading international authors, this 'stop and make you think' book explores the many contemporary issues surrounding emotion work in reproductive healthcare. The editors, forerunners in their field, have brought together both theoretical and clinical aspects to challenge readers to consider the significance of this important topic in their day-to-day work. Using examples of maternity care and infertility settings from the UK and beyond, and with an emphasis on personal reflection throughout, the book explores the subjects of: / Emotional well-being / Client-practitioner relationships / Infertility / Loss / Breast feeding / Motherhood Emotions in Midwifery and Reproduction underlines the importance of emotions and how they are managed, experienced and negotiated in clinical settings, addressing issues that are frequently overlooked in the drive for efficiency and effectiveness in the health service. It is stimulating reading for all midwifery and nursing students and practitioners looking to understand their patients' and their own emotional needs.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230542518
ISBN-10: 0230542514
Format: Paperback
(215mm x 137mm x 16mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 28-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Billie Hunter

BILLIE HUNTER is Professor of Midwifery at Swansea University, UK. She has published widely and is a regular conference speaker. She is the Chair of the Iolanthe Midwifery Trust. RUTH DEERY is Reader in Midwifery at the University of Huddersfield. Her research focuses on the maternity services and women's health, with particular interests in service change, public policy and women's experiences of childbirth and midwives' experiences of the organisation of maternity care.

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